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Lafayette County, Arkansas

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Lafayette County, Arkansas
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
Population Estimates, July 1, 2022, (V2022)
6,101
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2023)
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
6,311
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2023, (V2023)
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
-3.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 6,308
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 7,645
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
5.2%
Persons under 18 years, percent
18.5%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
25.3%
Female persons, percent
51.4%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
62.0%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
34.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
0.8%
Asian alone, percent(a)
0.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
Z
Two or More Races, percent
1.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
4.1%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
58.8%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2018-2022 453
Foreign born persons, percent, 2018-2022 3.2%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2022, (V2022) 3,944
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2018-2022 77.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2018-2022 $70,900
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2018-2022 $872
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2018-2022 $317
Median gross rent, 2018-2022 $659
Building permits, 2022 0
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2018-2022 2,547
Persons per household, 2018-2022 2.42
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2018-2022 90.8%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2018-2022 4.5%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2018-2022 85.2%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2018-2022 66.7%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 81.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2018-2022 10.6%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2018-2022 14.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
13.3%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 48.4%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2018-2022 45.4%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 3,964
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 6,345
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 7,200
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 26,925
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $3,955
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2018-2022 27.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $40,262
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2022 dollars), 2018-2022 $23,699
Persons in poverty, percent
23.7%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2021 104
Total employment, 2021 700
Total annual payroll, 2021 ($1,000) 26,151
Total employment, percent change, 2020-2021 0.4%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2020 336
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 S
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 11.9
Population per square mile, 2010 14.5
Land area in square miles, 2020 529.47
Land area in square miles, 2010 528.27
FIPS Code 05073
Value Notes

Methodology differences may exist between data sources, and so estimates from different sources are not comparable.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2023) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2023). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

In Vintage 2022, as a result of the formal request from the state, Connecticut transitioned from eight counties to nine planning regions. For more details, please see the Vintage 2022 release notes available here: Release Notes.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2018-2022 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2022 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

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QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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